India Yamaha Motor has achieved the 10 million-unit production milestone. The manufacturing facilities in Surajpur, Faridabad, and Chennai are said to have jointly contributed to the overall production achievement of the company. The 10 millionth product rolled out at this ceremony was Yamaha’s bestselling motorcycle model FZS-FI Version 3.0 from its Chennai factory. In addition this, India Yamaha Motor has also achieved another major accomplishment of producing five million units alone in the last seven years, between 2012 and 2019.
Attending this historic event was senior management members from Yamaha Motor Co, Japan; Yamaha Motor India Group of Companies; Mitsui & Co; vendor park companies, employees and employee representatives. Out of the 10 million units produced till date, 80 percent units were manufactured at the Surajpur and Faridabad facility and 20 percent units were manufactured at the Chennai facility. The motorcycle models contributed to 77.88 lakh units, whereas the scooter models contributed to 22.12 lakh units. The company has achieved this feat after about 34 years, having begun its operations in India in 1985.